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World’s Oldest Woman dies at 129


Koku Istambulova, believed to be the oldest person ever,  says she didn’t do anything special to live so long, and she was laughing with her grandchildren right up until the end. According to accepted pension records in Russia Koku Istambulova would have been 130 in June, and Koku was older than a woman in the Russian Book of Records who ...

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PUBG, Fortnite, God of War, other online games harmful for children, says Delhi child rights panel


The growing popularity of these games can be ascertained from the fact that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in “Pariksha Par Charcha 2.0” mentioned their names. NEW DELHI: The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) has said that video and online games such as PUBG, Fortnite, Grand Theft Auto, God of War, Hitman, Plague Inc and Pokemon are ...

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Modi govt likely to give big Pension bonanza to EPFO subscribers: Sources


The government may hike the minimum pension of EPFO Subscribers, sources said. New Delhi: After announcing mega pension scheme for 42 crore unorganised sector workers in the Interim Budget 2019, the Narendra Modi government might soon give big pension bonanza to Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) subscribers, sources told Zee Media. The government may hike the minimum pension of EPFO ...

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Now stream live together on Twitter’s Periscope


The feature is available for both, iOS and Android users. San Francisco: Micro-blogging site Twitter on Tuesday globally rolled out the “Go Live Together” feature to its live-streaming app, Periscope, allowing users to go live and even add people from the audiences to the chat. The chosen guests could be heard by everyone and can drop off at any time ...

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Pakistan on India’s objections Qureshi-Mirwaiz talks: Nothing new, have always been communicating with Kashmiri separatists


Islamabad: The Pakistani and Kashmiri leadership has always been communicating and there is nothing new in Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s telephonic conversation with separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar, the Foreign Office has said as it rejected India’s objections. India’s Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale Wednesday summoned Pakistan’s envoy Sohail Mahmood and categorically told him that Qureshi’s telephonic conversation with Mirwaiz was ...

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Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan accused of smuggling foreign currency, issued ED notice


New Delhi: Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was on Wednesday issued a notice by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an alleged foreign exchange violation case against him. The ‘Afreen Afreen’ singer has been accused of smuggling illegal foreign currency through India for almost three years. As per PTI, ED has sought his response regarding the Rs 2.61 crore ...

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